February 7th 2019

From crisis to a viable future: our initial response to the legal aid review

Today the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has published, at long last, its post-implementation review of part 1 of the Legal Aid Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (LASPO). It is nearl...

November 10th 2018

LCN celebrates its fortieth anniversary with northern events

The Law Centres Network has celebrated the fortieth anniversary of its establishment with a national conference and reception in Newcastle upon Tyne.  The Law Centres conference, titled 'Look...

October 2nd 2018

Comment: support Universal Credit claimants all the way!

Yesterday, Work and Pensions Secretary Esther McVey MP announced that her department will enter into a partnership worth £39 million with Citizens Advice, to deliver the Universal Support ser...

September 24th 2018

Labour: Law Centres key to future legal assistance strategy

Shadow justice secretary Richard Burgon MP with Kirklees Citizens Advice and Law Centre director Nick Whittingham last week. The shadow justice secretary, Richard Burgon MP, has pledged more ...

July 23rd 2018

Law Centre helps resident fight to keep civic building for the community

Campaigners with the PILU team outside the Royal Courts of Justice after their hearing. A judgement handed down by the High Court on Friday, 20 July, has quashed the sale of Southall Town Hall by ...

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